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A Quote by William Butler Yeats on beginning, friendship, and glory

Think where man's glory most begins and ends, And say my glory was I had such friends.

William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939)

Source: Last Poems, 1936–1939, The Municipal Gallery Revisited

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A Quote by William Blake on glory, god, lust, pride, wisdom, women, and work

The pride of the peacock is the glory of God. The lust of the goat is the bounty of God. The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God. The nakedness of woman is the work of God.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, Proverbs of Hell

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A Quote by Walt Whitman on books and glory

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.

Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)

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A Quote by Viktor E. Frankl on angels, glory, life, losing, time, understanding, and words

For the first time in my life, I was able to understand the words, "The angels are lost in perpetual contemplation of an infinite glory."

Viktor Frankl (1905 - 1997)

Source: Dr. Victor E. Frankl in Man’s Search for Meaning, Simon and Schuster, NY, 1963.

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A Quote by unknown on glory and mind

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The fire of glory is the torch of the mind.

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A Quote by unknown on glory, god, and soldiers

Here Rests in Honored Glory An American Soldier Known But to God

unknown

Source: (Arlington National Cemetery; Virginia)

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A Quote by Kenyon Cox on body, goal, money, soul, work, paint, sing, carve, starve, and glory

Work thou for pleasure, paint or sing or carve.
The thing  thou lovest, though the body starve!

Who works for glory misses oft the goal;
 Who works for money coins his very soul
 Work for the work's sake, then, and it may be,
That this thing shall be added unto thee.

Kenyon Cox

Source: The Gospel of Art, by Kenyon Cox

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A Quote by unknown on glory, judgment, and people

Of course Australia was marked for glory, for its people had been chosen by the finest judges in England."

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A Quote by Traditional on angels, birth, children, christ, day, glory, god, jesus, motherhood, paradise, people, simplicity, and soldiers

A Child This Day Is Born A child this day is born, A child of high renown, Most worthy of a sceptre, A sceptre and a crown: Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, Nowell, sing all we may, Because the King of all kings Was born this blessed day. These tidings shepherds heard, In field watching their fold, Were by an angel unto them That night revealed and told: To whom the angel spoke, Saying, "Be not afraid; Be glad, poor silly* shepherds- Why are you so dismayed? "For lo! I bring you tidings Of gladness and of mirth, Which cometh to all people by This holy infant's birth": Then there was with the angel A host incontinent† Of heavenly bright soldiers, Which from the Highest was sent: Lauding the Lord our God, And His celestial King; All glory be in Paradise, This heavenly host did sing: And as the angels told them, So to them did appear; They found the young child, Jesus Christ, With Mary, His mother dear. *Simple. †Innumerable.

Traditional

Source: Christmas song

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A Quote by Timothy Dwight on children, genius, glory, and world

Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise, The queen of the world and child of the skies! Thy genius commands thee; with rapture behold, While ages on ages thy splendors unfold.

Timothy Dwight (1752 - 1817)

Source: Columbia.

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